University of Wisconsin–Madison

Satoru Osaki, MD, PhD

Clinical Associate Professor

  • Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
(608) 262-3858

600 Highland Ave.
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792-3284


  • MD, Ehime University School of Medicine, Ehime, Japan, 1998
  • Residency in General Surgery, Hiroshima City Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan, 2000
  • Residency in Cardiovascular Surgery, Kure Kyosai Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan, 2002
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry, Okayama, Japan, 2006
  • PhD, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine and Dentistry Okayama, Japan, 2006
  • Fellowship in Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2011

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Osaki specializes in the following: coronary artery bypass surgery, beating heart surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, surgery for end-stage heart disease, heart transplantation, mechanical assist devices, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, cardiac arrhythmia surgery, robotic cardiac surgery, pericardiectomy, and cardiac reoperation.

Recent Publications:

    • Cardiac Surgery Outcomes in Abdominal Solid Organ Transplant Recipients.
    • Kohmoto T, Osaki S, Kaufman DB, Leverson G, DeOliveira N, Akhter SA, Ulschmid S, Lozonschi L, Lushaj EB
    • Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2018 Mar; 105(3): 757-762
    • [PubMed ID: 29174777]
    • Off-Pump Transapical Removal of an Embolized Transcatheter Aortic Valve.
    • Taylor LJ, Raval AN, Osaki S, Kohmoto T, Lozonschi L
    • Innovations (Phila) 2017 May/Jun; 12(3): 221-223
    • [PubMed ID: 28549025]
    • Coronary bypass in left ventricular dysfunction and differential cardiac recovery.
    • Lozonschi L, Kohmoto T, Osaki S, De Oliveira NC, Dhingra R, Akhter SA, Tang PC
    • Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann 2017 Nov; 25(9): 586-593
    • [PubMed ID: 29153000]
    • To use or not to use? Amiodarone before heart transplantation.
    • Lushaj EB, Dhingra R, Chindhy S, Akhter S, Kohmoto T, Ulschmid S, Osaki S, Badami A, Lozonschi L
    • Surgery 2017 05; 161(5): 1273-1278
    • [PubMed ID: 27876282]
    • Efficacy of Aortic Valve Resuspension in Establishing Valve Competence in Acute Type A Dissections.
    • Tang PC, Badami A, Akhter SA, Osaki S, Lozonschi L, Kohmoto T, De Oliveira N
    • Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2017 May; 103(5): 1460-1466
    • [PubMed ID: 27863732]

All Publications on PubMed